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Dianes Cozy Retreat Cottage | Grand Bend | 5 min. to Beach | Port Franks Getaway – Home 9541209 Cottage

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  • 7 nights min stay

Dianes Cozy Retreat Cottage | Grand Bend | 5 min. to Beach | Port Franks Getaway – Home 9541209

  • Cottage
  • 2 bedrooms
  • sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

2 Bedroom - cozy, clean, comfortable, newly furnished, fully equipped detached Cottage. Large dine in kitchen, living room with plenty of space to lounge, super comfortable King and Queen Size Beds, including bedding.

Private front porch with seating area, table and a gas BBQ. Backing onto greenbelt; great location! (5 min drive, 15 min bike, 30 min walk to the Beach)

Boating, golfing, fishing, hiking, paddle boarding, kayaking, jet ski...mins away.

Diane's Cozy Cottage at Port Franks Getaway is your affordable, relaxing vacation choice located just 5 minutes from Lake Huron and it's beautiful, unspoiled beaches with world famous sunsets, endless trail systems, golfing, theater and more.

Our rustic 2 bedroom cottage comes fully equipped with BBQ, Toaster, Microwave, Oven, 2 Cooking burners, fridge, coffee machine, pots, pans, dishes and even dish towels.

The living room is comfortably furnished with a sofa, love seat, fireplace and 55" flatscreen UHD smart tv. New! Enjoy the Netflix library available for our guests - simply click and watch.

One bedroom has a king size bed, and the second room has a queen size bed. Bedding and bath towels included. (please bring your own beach towels)

Detached cottage property backing onto greenbelt, great location.

Please note, this is a non-smoking property.

Highlights:

- New! Hot tub

- 5 minute drive to the Beach

- 1 minute walk to the riverfront

- 4 minute drive to Sand Hills Golf Course

- 12 minute drive to the Pinery Provincial Park (Dunes, Beaches, 10 Nature Hiking Trails, Bike Trails, Canoeing, Paddle boarding, Fishing and more)

- 5 minute walk to Karner Blue Sanctuary & trails

- Climb the famous Sand dune

- 15 minutes to Grand Bend Beach

For the adrenaline seekers:

Parasailing, skydiving, skateboarding, jet ski & car races are all available in the area!

You will have the complete cottage to yourselves. A fire pit is available for all guests staying on premises.

This is a residential area, please keep noise to a minimum.

10 pm to 7 am is quiet time.

Looking forward to meeting you and offering you a great getaway!

Important

* no pets allowed

* please bring your own beach towels

* we are on a septic system, so please, only toilet paper in the toilet, a garbage bin is provided for all other items.

* price is for cottage rental only (does not include extra activities)

* Propane Tank for bbq available at a surcharge

Price is based on 2 guests. Each additional guest (up to 2 more) is $20.00

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Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Super King Bed
    Bedroom 2: King Bed
  • 1 Family bathroom

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Air conditioning
  • Jacuzzi or hot tub
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Bicycles available
  • Deck
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Staffed property
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Getting around

Many sights are reachable by foot. A car is recommended for several attractions.

Interaction with guest

We are available to our guests from morning until night. If you want your privacy, we respect that. Have questions? Looking for suggestions of what to do locally? Like to chat over a coffee? We are there for you - as much or as little as you want.

Policies

Check in time: 15:00, Check out time: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through HouseTrip using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

Damage deposit: (£113.88) $200.00
Smoking
No smoking at this property

Cancellations

Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

100% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least two weeks before check-in.

2 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 2 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

House rules

* no pets allowed
* please bring your own beach towels
* we are on a septic system, so please, only toilet paper in the toilet, a garbage bin is provided for all other items.
* price is for cottage rental only (does not include extra activities)
* Propane Tank for bbq available at a surcharge
* No Smoking on Property - Fine $500.00 and immediate removal with no refund.

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About the owner

Diane/mike M.
Average reply time:
3 hours 59 minutes
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated:
28 Mar 2020
Years listed:
1
Overall rating:
5

Languages spoken: English, Spanish, German, Italian

Map

Map and how to get there

Map

Guest reviews

Excellent
19 reviews

Excellent
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Very Good
1
Average
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Poor
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“Practically Perfect in Every Way”

Reviewed 20 Feb 2020

We had a wonderful stay with Diane in January 2020. Our cottage was lovely. There were so many little details that Diane added to our stay. We have fresh baked goodies, a welcome basket & wonde… More

“Quiet Place 5min ride to Private Beach”

Reviewed 30 Jul 2019

This cottage is located in a quiet PortFranks neighborhood. Great location for families. They have a fire Pit , lit on request. Full kitchen and access to BBQ on the Deck.

Owner's reply: Hi Kevin, thank you for your review. It was a pleasure hosting you! Diane & Mike

“Beautiful cottage in amazing Port Franks Beach community”

Reviewed 16 May 2019

Stunningly beautiful and spotlessly clean, close to pinery, beach and Grand Bend. The bikes were a huge Bonus! The cottage features a complete kitchen, BBQ and deck with view of the backyard and so ma… More

Owner's reply: Hi Didi, thank you for your kind review. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us and welcome you back any time! Kindly Diane & Mike

“Retreat, relax, refresh and recharge, beautiful and cozy cottage in stunningly beautiful nature”

Reviewed 24 Mar 2019

Retreat, relax, refresh and recharge, beautiful and cozy cottage in stunningly beautiful nature. Husband and wife, married 20 years - lol - needed a romantic timeout and found just the right place. Th… More

“Weihnachten in Kanada, ein Traum wurde war”

Reviewed 24 Mar 2019

Im Dezember 2018 haben wir 2 Wochen über Weihnachten und Neujahr in der Cottage bei Diane und Mike verbracht. Es war wie auch schon beim letzten mal wieder sagenhaft. Die Nähe zur Pinery and… More

“Very Clean Cottage Beach Retreat, close to River Lake and Hiking Trails”

Reviewed 22 Mar 2019

Since we enjoyed ourselves thoroughly last summer season in this stunning beautiful area, we really wanted to try the winter Season, as well. We booked this on short notice and are so glad we did. Di… More

“It was the perfect getaway by the lake!”

Reviewed 28 Sep 2018

My husband and I stayed with another two friends for 2 nights in this location. It was wonderful and had a very relaxing time by the lake. We did have an issue with the BBQ (our own fault) but the hos… More

Owner's reply: Hi Luciana, Thank you for your review. It was a pleasure hosting you and your group. We hope to see you again! Diane & Mike

“Gemütliches Cottage!”

Reviewed 21 Sep 2018

Auf unserer Rundreise sind wir auf dieses super schöne Bed&Breakfast gestoßen und können es jedem wärmstens empfehlen. Es ist liebevoll und sehr gemütlich eingerichtet. … More

“Wondeful Stay!”

Reviewed 21 Sep 2018

Wonderful stay at Port Franks Getaway! Perfect location to relax and recover from everyday stress. Also the Hosts, Diane and Mike are such friendly and courteous persons. Would definitely stay here ag… More

“Lovely and clean cottage”

Reviewed 22 Aug 2018

Close to the beach, Pinery Provincial Park and many little towns for day excursions. The cottage was well equipped with almost everything you'd need. Bike friendly community. Diane and Mike wer… More

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FAQs

How do I find more info about the property?

You can get in touch with Diane/Mike (the owner) through the contact form on this page.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to send the owner a message.

What if I have questions before I book?

Send Diane/Mike (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Diane/Mike (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to view Diane/Mike the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online and send Diane/Mike (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

Or send Diane/Mike (the owner) an enquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

What is a booking request?

When you pay online through the Book your stay form, a booking request is sent to Diane/Mike (the owner). You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

How do I know my booking is safe?

To book this holiday home you need to pay through the HouseTrip website. Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection. This means that in the unlikely event that you’re prevented or denied access to your holiday home when you check in, we’ll offer a full refund for the stay.

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How do I know what it will cost for my stay?

Simply enter your holiday dates in the Book your stay form to calculate the cost of your stay.
Click Book now to see a full breakdown of the price.

You can also request a quote from Diane/Mike (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your holiday booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my holiday?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Diane/Mike (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call Diane/Mike (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage my booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your holiday or cancel it if you need to.

How do I pay the balance of my holiday?

You can pay the remaining balance of your holiday at any point. Simply go to Manage my holiday booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage my holiday booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I retract my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Diane/Mike (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your holiday booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Diane/Mike (the owner) a message.

If Diane/Mike (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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